The Persuaders

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Formed in 1969 in the Bronx,New York, USA, the Persuaders moved briefly to the top of the Soul Music world in the early 70s and created a handful of gems, some of which have been remade and sampled as hits in multiple genres.
The Persuaders were was formed from the ashes of doo-wop groups The Internationals (8) and The Majestics, and the group's original lineup, led by gritty lead singer Douglas Scott (2) and also including Jimmy Barnes (2), Charles Stodghill and Willie B. Holland, signed with Atco Records in 1971.
The musical force behind the group was pianist/songwriter Richard Poindexter (who had spent much of the late 60s writing for such artists as Linda Jones and The O'Jays). They came out of the box on fire and scored a huge hit that year with the Poindexter-penned "Thin Line Between Love and Hate," a now-classic ballad of warning that described the (literally) painful consequences to a man who took his woman for granted.
While the Persuaders never again had a large crossover hit, they recorded a number of additional Soul charters over the next three years, including the top 10 "Love Gonna Pack Up" and the excellent mid-tempo "Some Guys Have All The Luck" (later recorded by Rod Stewart and Robert Palmer).
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Albums

The Persuaders - Thin Line Between Love And Hate album art The Persuaders Thin Line Between Love And Hate (Album) Win Or Lose US 1972 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - The Persuaders album art The Persuaders The Persuaders (Album) ATCO Records US 1973 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me album art The Persuaders Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me (Album) ATCO Records Germany 1974 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - It's All About Love album art The Persuaders It's All About Love (Album) Calla Records US 1976 Sell This Version
001 The Persuaders - Greatest Hits Vol. 1 album art The Persuaders Greatest Hits Vol. 1(CD, Album) RPDT 001 US 2003 Sell This Version
STCD-001 The Persuaders - Made To Be Loved album art The Persuaders Made To Be Loved(CD, Album) It's Soul Time STCD-001 US 2005 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Persuaders - Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out) / You Must Have Put Something In Your Love album art The Persuaders Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out) / You Must Have Put Something In Your Love (Single) Win Or Lose US 1971 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Thin Line Between Love & Hate / Thigh Spy album art The Persuaders Thin Line Between Love & Hate / Thigh Spy (Single) ATCO Records US 1971 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - If This Is What You Call Love (I Don't Want No Part Of It) / Thanks For Loving Me  album art The Persuaders If This Is What You Call Love (I Don't Want No Part Of It) / Thanks For Loving Me Win Or Lose US 1972 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - What Is The Definition Of Love / Peace In The Valley Of Love album art The Persuaders What Is The Definition Of Love / Peace In The Valley Of Love (Single) Win Or Lose US 1972 Sell This Version
K 10265 The Persuaders - Peace In The Valley album art The Persuaders Peace In The Valley(7", Single) Atlantic K 10265 UK 1972 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Please Stay / Bad, Bold And Beautiful, Girl album art The Persuaders Please Stay / Bad, Bold And Beautiful, Girl (Single) ATCO Records US 1973 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Some Guys Have All The Luck / Love Attack album art The Persuaders Some Guys Have All The Luck / Love Attack (Single) ATCO Records US 1973 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - I've Been Through This Before / Stay With Me album art The Persuaders I've Been Through This Before / Stay With Me (Single) ATCO Records US 1974 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love album art The Persuaders Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love (Single) A&M Records UK 1974 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Once In A Lifetime Thing / All Strung Out On You album art The Persuaders Once In A Lifetime Thing / All Strung Out On You (Single) ATCO Records US 1974 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me / That's The Way She Is album art The Persuaders Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me / That's The Way She Is (Single) ATCO Records Panama 1974 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - I Need Love / Sure Shot A/K/A/ Gamblin' On A Sure Shot album art The Persuaders I Need Love / Sure Shot A/K/A/ Gamblin' On A Sure Shot (Single) Calla Records US 1976 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - The Quickest Way Out (Vocal) album art The Persuaders The Quickest Way Out (Vocal) (Single) Calla Records US 1976 Sell This Version
CASD 602 The Persuaders - Count The Ways / Two Women album art The Persuaders Count The Ways / Two Women(12") Calla Records CASD 602 US 1976 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Another Time Another Place album art Persuaders* Featuring Douglas Scott (2) Persuaders* Featuring Douglas Scott (2) - Another Time Another Place (Single) Brunswick US 1981 Sell This Version
ST001 The Persuaders - Mama / Hypnotized album art The Persuaders Mama / Hypnotized(7") It's Soul Time ST001 US 2004 Sell This Version
The Persuaders - Thin Line Between Love & Hate / Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out) album art The Persuaders Thin Line Between Love & Hate / Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out) (Single) Collectables US Unknown Sell This Version
none The Persuaders Made To Be Loved(CD, Single, Promo) It's Soul Time none US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

CCM-858 The Persuaders - Thin Line Between Love And Hate / The Persuaders album art The Persuaders Thin Line Between Love And Hate / The Persuaders(CD, Comp) Collectors' Choice Music CCM-858 US 2007 Sell This Version